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Vicente Fox estará en Filadelfia

 03/27/2017 - 15:39
Vicente Fox fue presidente de México entre los años 2000 y 2006. Foto: EFE
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El exmandatario de los mexicanos participará en un conversatorio organizado por el World Affairs Council of Philadelphia sobre el papel de Latinoamérica en el mundo actual. 

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Vicente Fox fue presidente de México entre los años 2000 y 2006. Foto: EFE

Coca-growing in Colombia is at an all-time high

 03/24/2017 - 05:57
A cocaine plantation in Colombia. Source: Wikimedia
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The government hopes that former FARC guerrillas will persuade villagers to switch crops, as rreported in The Economist.

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Friday, March 24, 2017 - 5:45am
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A cocaine plantation in Colombia. Source: Wikimedia

Colombian coffee inspires banana growers to reclaim land lost to violence

 03/21/2017 - 18:48
A worker at a banana farm in Apartado, Uraba, Colombia on Mar. 17, 2017. EFE/LUIS EDUARDO NORIEGA A.
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The Banana Growers Association of Colombia (Augura) is applying a strategy to restore Uraba, the country's principal producer of the fruit and a region stigmatized by violence.

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 6:45pm
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A worker at a banana farm in Apartado, Uraba, Colombia on Mar. 17, 2017. EFE/LUIS EDUARDO NORIEGA A.

From paradise to paradise lost, the odyssey of a Colombian Indian community

 03/21/2017 - 04:25
An Embera indigenous child looking on, in Quibdo, Colombia, Mar. 18, 2017. EFE/LEONARDO MUÑOZ
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The thick jungles of the Colombian province of Choco on the Panamanian border was paradise to 117 Embera Indians until the violence of Colombia's armed conflict forced them to flee.

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 4:15am
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An Embera indigenous child looking on, in Quibdo, Colombia, Mar. 18, 2017. EFE/LEONARDO MUÑOZ

Why Cocaine Production and Consumption Spikes in South America

 03/06/2017 - 05:11
Four Guyanese citizens were arrested in an operation that seized 4.2 tons of cocaine valued at $ 125 million in a vessel north of Suriname, the San Juan Coast Guard reported on February 16tg. The operation was carried out in the Atlantic Ocean, when a boat of the American Drug Agency detected the 70 feet length fishing vessel, registered in the island of San Vicente, loading the drug. San Juan Coast Guard captain Francisco Rego said this is the largest seizure in the Atlantic Ocean since 1999. EFE / DEA 
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According to a recent United Nations report on Narcotics, South America continues to lead global cocaine production and consumption. But the situation is expected to improve thanks to the peace process in Colombia, reported El País.

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Four Guyanese citizens were arrested in an operation that seized 4.2 tons of cocaine valued at $ 125 million in a vessel north of Suriname, the San Juan Coast Guard reported on February 16tg. The operation was carried out in the Atlantic Ocean, when a boat of the American Drug Agency detected the 70 feet length fishing vessel, registered in the island of San Vicente, loading the drug. San Juan Coast Guard captain Francisco Rego said this is the largest seizure in the Atlantic Ocean since 1999. EFE / DEA 

A Pompidou Center in Bogotá?

 02/06/2017 - 03:18
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After Malaga and Brussels, Pompidou Center mulls branch in Colombia. "Artists have contributed to pacifying social life in Colombia,” says institution’s head Serge Lasvignes in El País.

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Monday, February 6, 2017 - 3:02am
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The Centre George Pompidou in Paris, France. Photo: Nikolas Becker/Commons Wikimedia

How will President Trump affect the Colombian economy?

 02/03/2017 - 04:57
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After a tumultuous 2016 – both economically and politically – Colombia could use a period of stability. But with its neighbor to the north now entering a strange new era, uncertainly will continue,reports The City Paper Bogotá.

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Friday, February 3, 2017 - 4:34am
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People waiting for the bus in Bogotá, Colombia. Photo: EFE/MAURICIO DUEÑAS CASTAÑEDA

Clearing Landmines in Colombia

 01/10/2017 - 04:21
Rebels and soldiers who don’t qualify for Colombia’s amnesty could pay their debt to society by clearing land mines.  EFE/RICARDO MALDONADO ROZO
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Rebels and soldiers who don’t qualify for Colombia’s amnesty could pay their debt to society by clearing land mines, reports Quartz.

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Tuesday, January 10, 2017 - 4:00am
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Rebels and soldiers who don’t qualify for Colombia’s amnesty could pay their debt to society by clearing land mines.  EFE/RICARDO MALDONADO ROZO

Last Christmas I Gave You My Gun

 12/29/2016 - 03:48
These are the last Christmas with guns for the Colombian guerrillas. Photo: EFE/Christian Escobar Mora
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The Guardian reports about Colombia’s Congress approval of an amnesty for all those who committed minor crimes during the conflict.

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Thursday, December 29, 2016 - 3:41am
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These are the last Christmas with guns for the Colombian guerrillas. Photo: EFE/Christian Escobar Mora

Las Mejores Películas Latinoamericanas del 2016

 12/27/2016 - 16:00
No te pierdas las mejores películas del 2016. Foto: Wikimedia/Commons
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El periódico español El País ha seleccionado las mejores películas del 2016.

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Tuesday, December 27, 2016 - 2:18am
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No te pierdas las mejores películas del 2016. Foto: Wikimedia/Commons

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